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We have come to agree that the impact of one’s life is not measured by longevity but by the impact made and the number of lives positively influenced over a lifetime. Africa today, by all accounts, faces a fierce urgency of now. This urgency is evident in the need for upward social mobility, for inclusiveness, equitable growth and healthy lives.

In our native Cameroon, while some progress has been made, we still have 95 out of every 1000 children dying before their 1st birthday; we still have a maternal mortality rate ranked 9th in the world. In this country of ours, we still unfortunately experience recurrent outbreaks of cholera, continued degradation of the health system and an economy that for the most part has been struggling for the last two decades with inflation rising faster than growth in real GDP per capita.

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Nkafu Policy Institute

The Nkafu Policy Institute is a Cameroonian think tank at the Denis & Lenora Foretia Foundation which provides independent, in-depth and insightful policy recommendations that advance the Cameroonian economy and the economies of other sub-Saharan countries

The Nkafu Policy Institute is a Cameroonian think tank at the Denis & Lenora Foretia Foundation which provides independent, in-depth and insightful policy recommendations that advance the Cameroonian economy and the economies of other sub-Saharan countries. Our reputation is founded on our independence, high quality research and innovative policy prescriptions. The institute’s mission is to advance public policies that help all Africans prosper in free, fair, and sustainable economies.

We believe very strongly on the transformative nature of free enterprise and we impact change through our various programs: Economic Affairs, Science and Technology, Health Initiative, Education and more.

Sustainable Development Program

Making a difference in the daily lives of citizens

Sustainable Development

The Sustainable Development Program is concerned with issues and policies that will ensure equitable economic growth today and for future generations. The program tackles the building blocks for the economy, including but not limited to education, public health, private-sector growth as well as government policies to spur economic growth in Cameroon and Africa.

Small Business & Entrepreneurship Center

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Independent policy insights

Providing independent, in-depth and insightful policy recommendations that advance the Cameroonian economy and the economies of other sub-Saharan countries.

Health Initiative

The Foundation tackles many health challenges focusing on childhood illnesses, food security, the critical human resource shortage and advocacy for innovative health policy strategies

Independent policy insights

Providing independent, in-depth and insightful policy recommendations that advance the Cameroonian economy and the economies of other sub-Saharan countries.

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